United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1946

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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1946
1940 ←
November 5, 1946
→ 1952

  EdwardMartinPA.jpg Joseph Guffey.jpg
Nominee Edward Martin Joseph F. Guffey
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,853,458 1,245,338
Percentage 59.3% 39.8%

U.S. Senator before election

Joseph F. Guffey

Elected U.S. Senator

Edward Martin

The 1946 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 5, 1946. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joseph F. Guffey sought re-election to another term, but was defeated by Republican nominee Edward Martin.

Major candidates[edit]




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Edward Martin 1,853,458 59.26
Democratic Joseph F. Guffey (incumbent) 1,245,338 39.81
Prohibition Dale H. Learn 17,451 0.56
Socialist Labor Frank Knotek 11,613 0.37


  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1946". Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 9 July 2014.